Play as a Tool for Facilitating EF Skills in Children


Product Description

Play as a Tool for Facilitating Executive Functioning Skills in Children

Emerging research in early childhood education is citing the decrease in play as a possible cause for increased difficulties in attention and self-control in your children. This 2-hour, fast-paced, eye-opening webinar provides attendees with current research to demonstrate the direct correlation between play opportunities and the development of executive functioning skills using a developmental play approach. If you have ever wished for justification and research to support your therapeutic use of play, this is the course for you!

Learning Outcomes

  1. Define play as a critical ingredient to development.
  2. Identify developmental milestones for EF in young children.
  3. Recognize current research supporting play’s role in the development of self-regulation and attention.
  4. Categorize play activities according to skills to be developed, and coordinate with goal development.
  5. Discover a variety of creative and unique play activities for young children.

Target Audience: introductory- to intermediate-level OTs, COTAs, teachers, and other professionals

Course Instructor:  Lori Benson Adams, MEd, is an educational intervention specialist and owner of Breakthrough Learning Solutions in Atlanta, Georgia. With over 35 years of experience with students experiencing sensory, learning, behavioral, and executive function challenges, Lori presents nationally to audiences of parents, therapists, and educators. She is known for her immediately practical information and wealth of knowledge and resources. Additional information can be found at

The speaker receives payment for each webinar purchased but does not have any other financial or nonfinancial interest in the presentation.

Post-Test: Before receiving a certificate, learners must take an objective post-test to demonstrate they acquired the learning outcomes. An attestation statement is included indicating the learner viewed the entire course and completed the post-test independently. A passing grade is ≥ 70%.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

APP-Provider-RGBSensational Brain LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education (#8215). AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

This course is approved for 0.2 AOTA CEU or two contact hours under this Classification Code: Category 2, OT Process: Evaluation.

Florida OTs and OTAs

Sensational Brain LLC is an approved CE provider for the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Our CE Broker tracking number is 50-20546. This course code is 20-575201. CEUs are uploaded weekly. Please provide your license information with your post-test.

Additional Information

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